Beginner's Pet Birds

10 Pet Bird for Beginner

If you want to have a cute pet and have an interest in animals that can fly. You can choose any bird that can captivate your heart! There are several species of birds out there that are very friendly to humans. They are very easy to be used as your pet birds because they have a caring nature while some are aggressive towards their owners, especially to beginners who are just want to start in bird keeping. This aggressive type will bite or scratch you if you feel threatened or overly stressed.

1. Budgies


Have you ever heard of parakeets also known as budgies? It is a very friendly and affectionate breed when you take good care of it.

In terms of appearance, it is a small bird and has a bright feather color. You can teach him some tricks. Furthermore, budgies are very talkative. This makes him an incredible pet.

2. Cockatiel


Cockatiel is one of the popular pets on the market. You should choose a female if you have no experience in bird care. This is because it is friendlier and more affectionate towards humans compared to the male. Cockatiels need large cages filled with games and seating.

Also, this Cockatiel likes to fly free so it is very important to keep it out of the cage for a few hours each day. If it is cared for with love and also proper care, it can live for 30 years.

3. Peach Faced Lovebird

Peach Faced Lovebird

This bird is much harder to care for than the others listed. He can live without a partner without any problems. You can keep the male first as the first pet. This bird is as small as 5 inches to 6 inches and due to its small size, it can fit into your pocket easily. Playtime is the most fun time for this breed and you can even teach it to talk.

It can live for 20 years and you can see it is so much fun playing with its mate in a cage.

4.    Parrotlet


Parrotlets are very popular among owners as ideal pets. It is a small breed, cute and very easy to care for. This little one has a great personality and is very entertaining. If you are looking for a good friend in this list, then Parrotlet could be a good choice.

You need to remember that you need to spend a lot of time to keep this Parrotlet happy and can reduce her stress. This is because it needs a lot of attention from its owner. If you are busy with work or outside affairs, this Parrotlet breed is not the best choice for you. They are known for being very sociable and likes to show their love to the family.


5.   Hyacinth Macaw

Hyacinth Macaws
Hyacinth Macaws

Hyacinth Macaw is known as a large breed of gentle nature. It is also known for their friendly attitude towards strangers.

If you are a person who likes to have cheerful and entertaining animals, then this parrot can be your true friend. You are advised to take care of its large body size as it requires meticulous care from year to year. Once you take care of it lovingly, this parrot breed can be a charming one and can give equal love to you.

6.    Canary


Canary is known for its bright colors and vocal talent. Some are green, yellow, brown and even bright orange. If you want to know male canaries can sing.

This is one of the best birds for the novice keeper. This breed can just relax in a cage while singing to you. It doesn’t like to be held or handled many times. If you are looking for a bird for your children, this canary is ideal for them. 

7. Finch


If you want a pet that doesn’t need a lot of care, Finch can be a good choice for you. They can fly fast and love to sound. You need to provide ample space because Finch is very fond of flying freely. This breed needs to be purchased in pairs or in large quantities as it is a sociable animal. If the cage is too small for Finch to become crowded, Finch will fight between them to get enough space.

It can be an amazing pet for your children because it does not require serious care. You can also take it as a chat buddy.

8. Quaker Parakeet

Quaker Parakeet

This species is great for those of you who are new to keeping birds because they like to talk. Some like to speak and some like to whistle. You can get full attention from him after you gain full trust through good care. Make sure you take good care of it.

One important thing you need to keep in mind is that this Quaker Parakeet is banned from being kept in some countries. This is because they are considered a threat to the agricultural sector.


9. Pionus Parrot

Pionus Parrot

This Pionus Parrot breed is not as great as the others. However, it has a very small body and is also easy to care for. Most importantly, it doesn’t make noise and this makes it easy to care for. Some owners say it’s sweet, which is exactly right. In addition, the appearance of this bird is very beautiful and its friendly attitude has won the hearts of many people.

10. Amazon Parrot

Amazon Parrot

The last breed on this list is very expensive to buy and also preserved than the others. This is because it can be living alone if you are too busy. It is among the best breeds in terms of conversation and beauty.

It is very fond of getting attention from the public but if you have no experience, you are advised to choose another breed of bird. This is because, this Amazon Parrot does not demand your attention and is much calmer than other birds. You need to be careful if you are a beginner because this bird is very smart and able to escape. To gain his trust, you have to socialize, play and practice certain tricks.

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